Registration Fees

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Member Early Bird Registration (paid by 29 October 2021)* $979.00
Member Standard Registration (paid between 30 October 2021 and 14 February 2022* $1,094.50
Conference Dinner Ticket (optional) $176.00
Non-Member Standard Registration* Application Process Applies $1,815.00
Non-Member Conference Dinner Ticket (optional) Application Process Applies $220.00
Sponsor’s Extra Staff registration* Application Process Applies $750.00
Sponsor's Conference Dinner Ticket $176.00
President’s Welcome Reception Partners and Guests of members to be accompanied by Member $93.50
Member Conference Dinner Ticket Partners and Guests of members to be accompanied by Member $176.00
Councillor Training Workshops (select one of four options) - Monday 28 February Members Only $55.00
ALGWA Breakfast (Tuesday 1 March) Members Only $77.00

Registration includes:
Delegate registration fees include online business papers, the President’s Welcome Reception, two-day business sessions including morning and afternoon tea, lunch, and name badge. The cost to attend the conference is heavily subsidised by LGNSW and sponsors. *Conference Dinner is not included in the overall registration cost and is an optional added cost.

Members wanting to take advantage of the early bird rates, who are uncertain of the names of councillors attending, can register and pay now and confirm names later, provided they do so by 29 October 2021. If payment in full for Early Bird registrations has not been received by 29 October, the standard member registration fee will apply.

Please also note an administration fee of $220.00 applies for cancellations received prior to 11 February 2022.  No refunds will be given after this time. Note:  Voting delegates must be registered to attend the conference and be registered as a nominated voting delegate.

Registration Opening Hours

Registration (in the Grand Ballroom Foyer) will be open from:

1.00pm-7.00pm on Monday 28 February
7.30am-5.00pm on Tuesday 1 March
7.30am-3.00pm on Wednesday 2 March



Registering as a Voting Delegate is a separate process from Conference registration.

Nominations for Special Conference voting delegates will be accepted from 6 October 2021 until 17 February 2022.

Business Papers

Member councils will receive an electronic copy of the business paper one week before the conference. The business paper will also be found here once available.


Commitment to the Environment

LGNSW is committed to ensuring the LGNSW Special Conference is organised and conducted in a sustainable manner to reduce the impact on the planet. The event will adhere to LGNSW Principles and Guidelines for Event Sustainability.

Social Media

If you are posting about the LGNSW Special Conference on social media, please use the hashtags #LGNSWconference and #LocallyLed 


There will be a videographer and photographer onsite during the conference to capture footage of the event. This footage may result in the imagery/sound of conference attendees being used for promotional activity included in LGNSW emails, website and social media.

If you do not wish to participate, please advise a LGNSW staff member on the day.

Delegate contact details

Please note that a name tag scanning facility will be available on site for sponsors and exhibitors to scan delegates’ nametags (with their agreement) resulting in delegate contact details going straight to the sponsor or exhibitor.

By registering for the conference, you are deemed to have acknowledged and accepted this process.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Should you be registered but unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome to attend in your place at no additional charge. All cancellations and amendments must be advised in writing to the Conference Secretariat, Bradley Hayden at Bradley.hayden@lgnsw.org.au.

    Cancellations made by 5pm on 11 February 2022 will be eligible for a full refund less a $220 administration fee per registration. Cancellations made after 5pm on this date are not refundable.

    In the event of unforeseen circumstances, LGNSW and the Conference Secretariat do not accept responsibility or liability for the loss of expenses incurred by delay, cancellation, or miscommunication. By completing and submitting the online registration form, you are deemed to have read and accepted the cancellation and privacy information.

  • Childcare

    If you require child care please contact: https://www.care.com/

  • Condition of Entry

    It is a condition of entry that no delegate may disrupt the order of events or intent of the program. Anyone considered to be disturbing the program intent will be asked to leave. Only pamphlets and brochures approved by the event organisers may be distributed.

  • Conference Contact

    The Conference Secretariat, Bradley Hayden, is your contact for:

    • Sponsorship enquiries, bookings and the trade exhibition
    • Registration and function enquiries for delegates, sponsors and partners including payments and inclusions


    Email: bradley.hayden@lgnsw.org.au
    Phone: 0412 461 392

  • Delegate App

    There will be a delegate App available to use at the conference.

    The App includes the delegate list, links to program and business papers, speaker profiles, a message facility to other delegates along with other useful information such as the venue wi-fi password.

    You can upload the app to your device via the link emailed to you before the conference. If you require assistance with the app on site, please see staff at the registration desk.

  • Privacy

    LGNSW collects personal information from you to process your registration.

    If you do not provide or we cannot otherwise collect all the information we request or need, we may not be able to register you for the Conference.
    LGNSW may disclose your personal information to third party Conference organisers and third-party service providers, who may be located overseas and may store your information overseas.

    We may (with your consent where required) use your contact details to send you (by telephone, post, email or SMS) marketing communications about our programs, products, services, promotions and events. You can opt out of marketing communications at any time, by particular means or at all, by following the unsubscribe function in the message we send, or by emailing or calling us.

    Our privacy policy, which is available at lgnsw.org.au/privacy or by emailing or calling us on the details below, explains more about the types of personal information we usually collect and how we handle your personal information, as well as how you can request access to and correct personal information we hold about you, how you can complain about our handling of your personal information and how we deal with complaints.

    For privacy-related enquiries please contact us on 02 9242 4000, at lgnsw@lgnsw.org.au or at GPO Box 7003, Sydney NSW 2001.

  • Sponsor Registration Fees

    Each sponsorship level includes a certain number of registrations. If sponsors wish to register additional staff, we have a special rate per person that includes the President’s Welcome Reception only.

    Tickets must be purchased separately for the conference dinner.

    All sponsors (whether included in your package or extra) must register attendance via the online registration portal.